Shirin Ghatrehsamani, Ph.D.

Shirin Ghatrehsamani, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
203 Agricultural Engineering Building
Shortlidge Road

University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Machinery Design
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Precision/Digital Agriculture
  • UAVs applications in Agriculture
  • Remote Sensing and Wireless Sensor Network
  • Artificial intelligence applications in Agricultural System


  • Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, December 2019
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, May 2018
  • M.Sc., Agricultural Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, August 2010
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering of Agricultural Machinery, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran, July 2007


ASM 320 - Combustion Engin for Mobile Equipment

ASM 424-Precision Agriculture Technology

BE 463- Design Principles of Mechatronics for Biosystems

For information about courses please visit the LionPATH Course Catalog.


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Professional Experience

January 2023- Present
Assistant Professor-Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, PSU

01/2020 – Present
Adjunct Faculty, Natural Resource School, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, USA           

Assistant Research Professor, College of Agriculture, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA       

01/2020 - 01/2022
Assistant Extension Professional, Field Specialist in Agricultural Technology, University of Missouri, MO, USA 

01/2016 - 12/2019    
Research Assistant, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL           

04/2014 – 12/2015
Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

09/2012 – 03/2014

Research Assistant, Agricultural Engineering Department, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran        

02/2008 - 09/2008
Technical Expert, Iran Khodro Car Factory, Shahrekord, Iran     

Other Professional Activities

  • Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • Member, International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME)